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The Furlough Kitchen of Houston
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The Furlough Kitchen of Houston

With so many families struggling, Nathan wanted to do something that would make a difference. His best friend, Lucas Marr, did too. When they saw the Furlough Kitchen in Dallas, a pop-up collaboration that got meals to needy people...

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Tipping Points
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Tipping Points

Rev. Melvin Amerson was that tipping point for Rev. David Briggs. As a TMF Area Representative for the Texas Conference, Melvin had been working as a coach with David, encouraging him to tie the church’s bold new vision to stewardship.

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A Conversation with Cheryl Westbrook, Loan Officer
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A Conversation with Cheryl Westbrook, Loan Officer

TMF Loan Officer Cheryl Westbrook is a self-proclaimed 'people person' who is passionate about helping others. She was a loan officer at Heartspring Methodist Foundation for seven years before it formally merged with TMF in January 2019.

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Boomtown
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Boomtown

In the next ten to fifteen years, Troy, TX is projected to triple in size, moving from less than 2,000 people to over 6,000, and Troy UMC is gearing up for the boom. In order to reach them, Troy UMC decided to move up a massive building project.

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Sharing God’s Goodness and Generosity
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Sharing God’s Goodness and Generosity

The congregation started a program called ministry mile, focused on serving anyone living within one mile of the church who would benefit from assistance. This led to initiatives for weekend lunch programs, summer youth groups, and more.

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Inspiring a New Generation of Worshipers
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Inspiring a New Generation of Worshipers

In 2010, the clergy and lay leadership at St. Stephen United Methodist Church in Amarillo recognized that they needed a new Children’s Center to truly serve the needs of their community.

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Gratefully Enacting God’s Grace
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Gratefully Enacting God’s Grace

Twenty years ago, Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church in Katy was a worship community in search of a place to gather. The congregation ended up renting a facility from an equestrian center and paying $1 per head for each worshiper.

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